American Revolution

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In History
  • Sons of liberty

    Sons of liberty
    The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization that was created in the Thirteen American Colonies to advance the rights of the European colonists and to fight taxation by the British government. It played a major role in most colonies in battling the Stamp Act in 1765.
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  • The Stamp Act of 1765

    The Stamp Act of 1765
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  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a confrontation in which British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by a mob in Boston.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    the Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on December 16, 1773 at Griffin's wharf in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The battle of Lexington and concord were the first battles of the American Revolutionary war.The British Army set out from Boston to capture rebel leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington as well as to destroy the Americans store of weapons and ammunition in Concord.
  • Second Continental Congress Meets

    Second Continental Congress Meets
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the 13 colonies that started on May 10, 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania soon after the American Revolution began.
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  • Declaration of Independence Adopted

    Declaration of Independence Adopted
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  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    General George Washington, commanding a force of 17,000 French and Continental troops, begins the siege known as the Battle of Yorktown against British General Lord Charles Cornwallis and a contingent of 9,000 British troops at Yorktown, Virginia, in the most important battle of the Revolutionary .
  • Treaty of Paris signed

    Treaty of Paris signed
    (https://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/treaty-of-paris)
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  • The United States Constitutional Convention

    The United States Constitutional Convention
  • Great Compromise

    Great Compromise
    The Great Compromise ensured the continuance of constitutional convention. The Great Compromise established the Senate and the House of Representatives and allowed for them to work efficiently.
  • 3/5 Compromise

    3/5 Compromise
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    Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment was a late 17th- and 18th-century intellectual movement emphasizing reason, individualism, skepticism, and science.
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    French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War saw two European imperialist go head to head over territory and marked the debut of the soldier to become the first president of the united states